The inflation in this East African country rises to 4.35 % yr/yr in March

PUBLISHED: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:36:11 GMT

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s inflation rose to 4.35 percent year-on-year in March from to 4.14 percent a month earlier, due to rising food prices, the statistics office said on Friday.

On a month-on-month basis, inflation was 1.60 percent. The food and non-alcoholic index rose 3.30 percent month-on-month, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement.

Reporting by George Obulutsa; Editing by Omar Mohammed

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